On this second to last day of 2017 it was boys hockey who finished off their 2017 portion of their schedule as they traveled to take on Archbishop Williams looking to remain unbeaten on the year. Could the boys end the calendar year on a high note, let’s find out!
Result for 12-30-17
Boys Hockey: Wellesley 4 Archbishop Williams 1
I’m back everyone! After a few days offline enjoying warmer climates (oh hey there snow) I am back and it is time to look back at what I missed during this last week of 2017. Here are the results!
Results for 12-27-17
Girls Basketball: Wellesley 51 Rockland 45
Boys Basketball: Wellesley 52 Quincy 49
Results for 12-28-17
Boys Swimming: Wellesley 96 Waltham 85, Wellesley 96 Hopkinton 87, Wayland 97 Wellesley 86
Girls Basketball: Bedford NH 50 Wellesley 46
Boys Basketball: Wellesley 74 Rockland 51
Merry Christmas everyone, and hope wherever you were or whoever you were with you had an amazing day. Now it is time for the holiday edition of Monday Poll. Before that however quick programming note as I will be taking a little vacation starting tomorrow through Saturday so will be away from the blog during that time, however when I get back I will post a recap of all the week’s games that I missed. No in terms of the poll last week 8 out of 10 of you who voted said the Patriots would be the number one seed in the AFC entering the playoffs. This week’s question is… who was the funnest Boston sports team to watch during 2017? Red Sox, Bruins, Patriots, or Celtics?
Hope everyone is having a safe and happy Christmas weekend as we hit the home stretch of 2017 heading into 2018. In the final week of 2017 there is some exciting Raider sports vacation action, so without any further ado here’s a look at what the final week of the year brings!
Boys Basketball vs. Quincy (Rockland HS) 2:30 pm
Girls Basketball @ Rockland 4 pm
Boys Basketball vs. TBA (Rockland HS) TBA
Girls Basketball vs. TBA (Rockland HS) TBA
Wrestling @ Lowell Holiday Tournament (Tsongas Center) 9 am
Wrestling @ Lowell Holiday Tournament (Tsongas Center) TBA
Boys Hockey @ Archbishop Williams (Canton Ice Rink) 7:40 pm
Girls Hockey @ Austin Prep (Merrimack) 3 pm
On this day before Christmas Eve it was boys hockey in action coming off their big 4-3 win vs. Needham last night as they hosted Concord Carlisle in their final home game of 2017. Could the boys close out the home portion of the calendar year on a high note, we’ll find out momentarily. First however here’s the answer to yesterday’s trivia question. The last time a Raider girls basketball team went undefeated in the regular season was…2008/09 as the then defending state champion Raiders finished the regular season 20-0. Now onto the recap!
Result for 12-23-17
Boys Hockey: Wellesley 3 Concord Carlisle 0
On the night of the final day of school for 2017 for Wellesley students, there was certainly some exciting Raider action to go around as both hockey teams faced off with arch rival Needham in the annual double header while boys basketball traveled to Framingham. Could they make it a Friday night to remember, let’s find out!
Results for 12-22-17
Girls Hockey: Wellesley 4 Needham 0
Boys Hockey: Wellesley 4 Needham 3
Boys Basketball: Wellesley 76 Framingham 52
Happy Friday everyone, as we gear up for the holiday weekend, hope everyone has a safe and happy holiday season! Why not kick off the holidays with another edition of Raider Friday Trivia. Today’s question is… when was the last time a Raider girls basketball team finished undefeated in the regular season? Answer in tomorrow’s Raider Recap!
On this shortest day of the year, there was no shortage of Raider’s athletics tonight as 4 teams in total were in action. Could all of them come out with wins in their final games before the holiday break, let’s find out!
Results for 12-21-17
Girls Indoor Track: Wellesley 65 Walpole 35
Boys Indoor Track: Wellesley 63 Walpole 37
Girls Basketball: Wellesley 60 Newton North 45
Boys Swimming: Wellesley 91 Reading 89
Another busy Wednesday night of Raider action as both hockey teams and wrestling were all in action, looking to continue early season success. Could they make it a trifecta of wins, let’s find out!
Results for 12-20-17
Boys Hockey: Wellesley 1 Norwood 1
Wrestling: Wellesley 39 Boston Latin 39
Girls Hockey: Wellesley 5 Norwood 0
It was another exciting Tuesday of action to kick off this second full week of winter sports action, and we had the final season opener for a Raider team as gymnastics kicked off their schedule against Walpole. Meanwhile boys and girls basketball faced a tough test and they faced off against Herget rival Norwood. Could it be a hat trick of wins for Raider teams, let’s find out!
Results for 12-19-17
Gymnastics: Wellesley 125.25 Walpole 108.15
Girls Basketball: Wellesley 51 Norwood 27
Boys Basketball: Wellesley 86 Norwood 27